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West Iredell High School holds career fair

PRESS RELEASE Speaking to a gymnasium filled with high school seniors, Sam Mishler, Plant Director of Niagara Bottling in Mooresville shocked the crowd around his table with this fact…”We are the largest private label bottler in the United States”, he said. “Last year we bottled 1.6 billion bottles of water at our Mooresville location.” These […]

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East Iredell Middle School evacuated

Students were evacuated from East Iredell Middle School Thursday afternoon due to smoke coming from the building’s boiler room. Iredell-Statesville Schools spokeswoman Susie Wiberg says the end-of-day dismissal process was initiated since it was so close to the end of the school day. There were no injuries reported. Return to this page for updates on […]

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Mitchell Community College pins 2017 nursing class

FROM PRESS RELEASE Statesville, NC – Mitchell Community College’s Holbrook-Huskins Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program held a pinning ceremony on Wednesday, May 17 honoring the following graduating students: Graduates Brittany Fulp Adams (Statesville) Rebecca Ann Ammons (Mooresville) Anne Auten Baker (Advance) Jessica Bost Bodie (Statesville) Paula Brooks (Mooresville) Kyle Brown (Statesville) Danae Michelle Buck (Mooresville) […]

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I-SS planning to use $1.3 million from savings

Iredell-Statesville Schools will use more than $1.3 million from the savings account next school year. That’s subject to change, but the tentative plan came following a budget meeting yesterday afternoon according to board member Cindy Haynes. Right now, the plan is to remove funding for school gate guards while keeping money for fifteen instructional facilitator […]

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I-SS Board meets today to talk budget

It’s time to talk budget. The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education meets this afternoon to look at the options. Staff previously outlined two plans — one using $1 million from savings, the other using $0. Without a state budget right now, any local decisions are subject to change. Board member Cindy Haynes tells WSIC that […]

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I-SS names new Executive Director of Elementary Education

PRESS RELEASE Iredell-Statesville Schools are proud to announce the naming of Mr. Jonathan Ribbeck as the new Executive Director of Elementary Education, beginning August 1, 2017. Mr. Ribbeck will be following Dr. Mary Ann Karriker who will be retiring this summer. Mr. Ribbeck’s career in Iredell-Statesville Schools began in 1999 as a teacher at Monticello […]

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I-SS Board to talk budget options

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education will talk budget Thursday. Board members received two options in the draft proposal – one using $1 million from savings, the other using $0. Proposed reductions include $137,000 for gate guards and about $114,000 for a one-time bonus. About $1.3 million is suggested to be added […]

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I-SS Chief Technology Officer named finalist for Charlotte Business Journal award

PRESS RELEASE Dr. David Blattner, Chief Technology Officer for Iredell-Statesville Schools has been named as a finalist for the 2017 Charlotte CIO (Chief Information Officer) of the Year® Awards in the Non-profit / Public Sector category! Over 70 nominations were received and, according to the Business Journal, …”the quality of the nominated CIOs clearly demonstrates […]

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Mount Mourne IB teacher accused of touching students inappropriately

PRESS RELEASE Sheriff Darren Campbell stated on March 27, 2017 a report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office by the Iredell-Statesville Schools in reference to a school teacher touching students inappropriately. The investigation was assigned to Detective Patrick Dixson of the Special Victim’s Unit. Information gathered then lead to additional students being interviewed, […]

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I-SS students get inside look at Statesville government

RADIO SCRIPT A select group of Iredell-Statesville Schools fifth graders got an inside look at Statesville government today. Students were selected based on “If I were Mayor for the day” essays. Participants were pictured in the City Council chambers with Mayor Costi Kutteh and had lunch at the Sharpe House, residence to Statesville’s first Mayor.

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